Due to overwhelming demand for the "can't miss" concert event of the year, Neil Diamond has just added a third leg to his 2008-09 North American tour to satisfy his legions of fans. The legendary singer, songwriter and performer's newly added concerts begin on November 22nd at Alerus Center in Grand Forks, ND. Tickets for the new concert dates will go on sale beginning September 29th, 2008. Fans should visit neildiamond.com and check local listings for updated information.
Since launching his hit North American tour in St. Paul, MN on July 19thcritics and fans have praised the singer's energetic show, innovative stage design and, of course, unparalleled and beloved set list.
"Neil Diamond is huge, huge, huge and the audience reaction as he walked onto the stage proved itâ€¦An early display of Diamond's masterful pacing and wealth of stage experience..." ..." Calgary Sun, September 19, 2008 Forever In Blue Jeans, I'm A Believer and Sweet Caroline were truly lovable showstoppers that had 14,000 'Dome fans on their feet, singing and swaying to the music with pure glee." ..." Calgary Herald, September 19, 2008
"The very definition of the term 'consummate pro' Diamond -- now 67 -- looks like he's completely at home on stage, maintaining an easy rapport with the crowd while still delivering rock solid versions of his often underrated tunes." ..." Winnipeg Sun, September 15, 2008
"It sounded full and impressively pristineâ€¦. With fourteen musicians -- including three singers and a four-piece horn section on shifting mini-stages that moved like checker pieces -- Diamond barreled through the backlog of a five-decade career." ..." Edmonton Journal, September 17, 2008
"13,000 'Diamond-heads' can't be wrong. Neil Diamond's hard core fan base showed up at Mellon Arena last night to hear the iconic singer-songwriter deliver a solid two-hour set of some of the most popular tunes ever penned." ..." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 19, 2008 "In front of some 37,000 fans jamming the beloved ballpark [Fenway Park], Diamond took Boston on a two-hour tour of his catalogue, touching old, touching new, touching me, touching you." ..."Boston Herald, August 24, 2008
I Love All Access is proud to be the exclusive provider of VIP ticket package experiences for the tour. Fans should visit iloveallaccess.com for more information and to purchase VIP tickets.
With a four-decade long career that has seen more than 125 million records sold worldwide, 36 Top 40 hits, a Grammy, a Golden Globe and thousands of sold-out shows all over the globe, Neil Diamond remains one of the most vital and innovative forces in modern music. The singer's current shows feature classics such as "Sweet Caroline," "I'm a Believer," and "Cherry, Cherry," as well as new songs from his critically acclaimed album, Home Before Dark, his second collaboration with renowned producer Rick Rubin. Home Before Dark, which offers a stripped-down, emotionally honest and passionately compelling approach, was released by Columbia Records on May 6th and debuted at #1, Diamond's first ever chart topping debut.